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Ukraine: Obama Accuses Putin Of Defying Accord
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Posted on 04/24/2014 12:23:21 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach

Barack Obama has warned Russia could face "consequences" after accusing the Kremlin of not honouring an international agreement aimed at defusing the Ukraine crisis.

The Geneva accord between Russia, Ukraine, the US and EU called for an end to violence in eastern Ukraine and compelled armed groups to surrender weapons and leave official buildings.

But a week on, the US President said he was ready to "ramp up further sanctions" if Russia continued to disregard the spirit of the agreement.

(Excerpt) Read more at uk.news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: obama; putin; russia; ukraine
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1 posted on 04/24/2014 12:23:21 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

The Russians are already resigned to the prospect of further sanctions. It won’t deter them from defending their national interests should the situation arise.


2 posted on 04/24/2014 12:27:47 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: All
Related thread:

Dutch scramble jets after Russian bombers approach

3 posted on 04/24/2014 12:33:55 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: goldstategop

Will Germany really freeze doing without Russian gas in order to punish Putin?!

If not, then Billions continue to flow into Russia.

Putin wins.

Idiots like 0bama think playing into that scenario is to their benefit.

They are wrong.


4 posted on 04/24/2014 12:37:25 AM PDT by Southack (The one thing preppers need from the 1st World? http://tinyurl.com/ktfwljc .)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Hey, Obama: you don’t want to go there.

Go off with Reggie and leave these important matters to adults.


5 posted on 04/24/2014 12:44:01 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

This president has zero ability to raise any sort of consciousness in other leaders. This is a complete disaster.


6 posted on 04/24/2014 12:47:16 AM PDT by lavaroise (A well regulated gun being necessary to the state, the rights of the militia shall not be infringed)
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To: goldstategop

With “the right to be stupid Kerry”, this president has zero ability to raise any sort of consciousness in other leaders. This is a complete disaster.


7 posted on 04/24/2014 12:48:38 AM PDT by lavaroise (A well regulated gun being necessary to the state, the rights of the militia shall not be infringed)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Barack Obama has warned Russia could face "consequences"

Oh no! Not (gasp!) Consequences.


8 posted on 04/24/2014 12:51:59 AM PDT by nathanbedford ("Attack, repeat, attack!" Bull Halsey)
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To: Southack
"Idiots like 0bama think playing into that scenario is to their benefit."

What King Barry cares about is getting a pipeline from Saudi Arabia into Europe and diverting all the money EU countries pay Russia for gas to the Saudis. Everything else is just window dressing and opportunism on the part of his crony capitalist pals.

9 posted on 04/24/2014 12:51:59 AM PDT by Rashputin (Jesus Christ doesn't evacuate His troops, He leads them to victory.)
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To: lavaroise
Well,....it gets Obamacare off the Front pages of the Newspapers.
10 posted on 04/24/2014 12:53:22 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: nathanbedford

Oh I AM SURE Putin IS SHAKING in his boots tonight!!!!


11 posted on 04/24/2014 12:54:47 AM PDT by Kit cat (OBummer must go)
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To: Kit cat
To get to the land of Consequences just skip down the yellow brick road, turn left at Oz and step across the Red Line.


12 posted on 04/24/2014 12:57:46 AM PDT by nathanbedford ("Attack, repeat, attack!" Bull Halsey)
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To: Rashputin
A pipeline to Europe?...

Thru Syria?

13 posted on 04/24/2014 12:57:49 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
July 4
Putin’s July 4th Message

April 23
RAF fighter jets scrambled to investigate Russian planes

14 posted on 04/24/2014 1:00:40 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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LOL!!! TRUE, TRUE!!!!


15 posted on 04/24/2014 1:04:35 AM PDT by Kit cat (OBummer must go)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

And so did Dutch and Denmark...see #3.


16 posted on 04/24/2014 1:08:41 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Obama: New Russia sanctions are "teed up," but Putin can change course
"We have been preparing for the prospect that we're going to have to engage in further sanctions. Those are teed up. It requires some technical work, and it also requires coordination with other countries," the president said.

Why Sanctions Will Cost Russia More Than America
“The fundamental thing is that Russia’s GDP is 2.9% of global GDP, and U.S. trade with Russia is about 1% of total U.S. trade,” says Anders Aslund, a Russian specialist at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. “In the big scheme of things, Russia’s economy doesn’t much matter,” he adds.

...If the U.S. targets the top four state-run Russian banks, says Aslund, the E.U. could even benefit economically and the U.S. could significantly hurt the Russian economy. “If Russian finances are being hit, which I favor, then the money would flow out of Russia,” says Aslund.

17 posted on 04/24/2014 1:14:41 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Berlin_Freeper
Thanks,...

Obama is playing with fire,....Will Merkel support these sanctions,.,,is a big question.,

Got to hit the rack....Ancient eyes are not cooperating....please excuse the typos,

18 posted on 04/24/2014 1:22:52 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: Berlin_Freeper
North Korean health system crumbling as shortages and sanctions bite
19 posted on 04/24/2014 1:24:33 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Obama is out in front of Merkel, which is good because I don’t think she trusts him (she was being spied on personally) nor should trust him.

By all means FRiend, have a good sleep!


20 posted on 04/24/2014 1:30:56 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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